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Old 02-10-2016, 03:25 PM   #11
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Dear Gordon,

Super! I was hoping I too could use the bay with the deck plate (LP hookup location) to pull 110v power. We use crockpots etc. while tailgating and need some external power. So, your suggestion to pull power from the large bay junction box is perfect. Another reason I am interested is due to wanting to add LED awning lights, that actually shed some light, this presuming the factory installed LED's in the awning to be as poor as my current awning light in the Sportscoach. I was going to use a 110v to 12v transformer to make that work, unless there is a way to tap into 12V power on the existing lead in the awning. I will take a closer look in a few weeks when we go to MI to pick up the one in my picture. Berk 38A Mystic Shadow. Thanks again for the great help. BJ
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Old 02-10-2016, 09:40 PM   #12
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I pulled power from one of the kitchen wall plugs and brought it to the outside next to hot water heater. Was pretty easy.
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Ground Fault protection is important on outside plugs.

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I pulled power from one of the kitchen wall plugs and brought it to the outside next to hot water heater. Was pretty easy.
I notice that you only paid $2.49 for the outlet, so it isn't ground fault protected (GFCI). It does present an electrocution risk. Most building codes require outside plugs to be ground-fault protected, and for a good reason.

The fix is not expensive.
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I notice that you only paid $2.49 for the outlet, so it isn't ground fault protected (GFCI). It does present an electrocution risk. Most building codes require outside plugs to be ground-fault protected, and for a good reason.

The fix is not expensive.
But if it was fed from the kitchen outlet it is protected by GFCI.
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But if it was fed from the kitchen outlet it is protected by GFCI.
That is correct. Everything down stream from the GFIC will be GFIC also.
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That's a good looking install Silver. Did you route the wire down through the wall or go down through the basement and over to the new outlet? -Glenn
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That's a good looking install Silver. Did you route the wire down through the wall or go down through the basement and over to the new outlet? -Glenn
The advantage of taping off a kitchen wall outlet was GFIC as well as it is in the slid so I did not have to go in the basement. Only had to remove the dummy wall in front of the hot water heater so I could get my big ***** in the cupboard to work.
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